Along a magic-saturated stretch of the Mississippi River near Blue Wing, Minnesota, twelve-year-old Claire and her bullying cousin Duke are drawn into an adventure involving Bodacious Deepthink the Great Rock Troll, a helpful fairy, and a group of trolls searching for their fathers Topics: Magic, Trolls, Bullies
While traveling west with her family in 1850, a young girl makes a patchwork quilt chronicling the experiences of the journey and reserves a special patch for her pet hen Josefina Topics: Quilting, Chickens, Overland journeys to the Pacific, Chickens, Overland journeys to the Pacific,...
Criticized by his baseball teammates for being afraid of the ball, Josh leaves his mother in San Francisco to live with his father, stepmother, and stepsister in Milwaukee where he becomes entangled in a mystery involving his favorite professional player Topics: Baseball, Stepfamilies, Fear
A fictionalized biography stressing the turbulent boyhood of the man who "hating" medicine in his youth went on to become a renowned scientist winning the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1906 Topics: Ramón y Cajal, Santiago, 1852-1934, Ramón y Cajal, Santiago, 1852-1934, Physicians
Thirty-four humorous and nonsense poems, including "A Fog Full of Apes," "A Fine Fat Fireman," and "I Should Never Have Trusted That Bird." Topics: Children's poetry, American, Humorous poetry, Nonsense verses